Hot Type: Michael Turner gets hardcore... sorta
Hot Type hosts literary giants, first-time writers and authors of all stripes as it explores issues and ideas in the print world and beyond. As host since the show's 1998 debut, Evan Solomon interviews literary heavyweights like J.K. Rowling, Stephen King, Roddy Doyle and Margaret Atwood, as well as a puppeteer, a female wrestler and an Apollo astronaut. This Gemini Award-winning show has been a mainstay on CBC Newsworld for more than a decade. The CBC Digital Archives features fascinating and engaging interviews from Hot Type's second season (1999-2000).
• Michael Turner also won a Genie Award in 1996 for penning the song Who The Hell Do You Think You Are? for the film version of Hard Core Logo.
Program: Hot Type
Broadcast Date: Oct. 22, 1999
Guest(s): Michael Turner
Host: Evan Solomon
Last updated: June 7, 2013
Page consulted on September 10, 2014
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